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GroundWire | February 25 and March 3, 2015: Homelessness Marathon Edition | Mar 3 2015 | GroundWire | This edition of GroundWire originally aired during the 2015 Canadian Homelessness Marathon, an overnight broadcast showcasing local stories about homelessness.
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Teach For Canada: De- or re-colonizing Indigenous communities in Canada? | Mar 2 2015 | Tobey Steeves | The Teach For Canada program can aptly be read as an attempt to translate educational and social inequalities (public needs) into targets of a "benevolent, yet colonizing, pedagogy of care."
Pam Palmater on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls in Canada | Mar 2 2015 | Victoria Fenner | Recorded on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 in Ottawa, unceded Algonquin territory, by Greg Macdougall, Dr. Pam Palmater speaks on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls in Canada.
Protests disrupt Kinder Morgan pipeline drilling attempt | Feb 27 2015 | Leila Darwish | For the last three days, concerned community members have been protesting Kinder Morgan contractors who are attempting yet again to do test drilling for their dirty tar sands pipeline.
Watch: Pam Palmater on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls | Feb 27 2015 | Greg Macdougall | Pam Palmater speaks on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, in an interview with Greg Macdougall.
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Hundreds of expert recommendations on violence against Indigenous women and girls go unimplemented | Feb 26 2015 | Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women | An alarming study released today shows that governments in Canada have repeatedly ignored expert recommendations to stop violence against Indigenous women and girls.
Ending discrimination against First Nations children in Canada | Feb 26 2015 | Priya Sarin, Pro Bono | The ruling on a landmark case to stop federal government discrimination against First Nations children is expected this spring. It could have a significant impact on First Nations communities.
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Harper's record of refusal: An act of violence against Indigenous women | Feb 25 2015 | MUSKRAT Magazine | The legacy of the Harper government ignoring the calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women is not only long, but littered with numerous comprehensive reports.
International Women's Day: Reclaiming our bodies, our territories, our communities | Feb 25 2015 | Julie Devaney | In 1917, women marched for bread and roses. In 2015, in solidarity with the World March of Women, we march to reclaim our bodies, our territories and our communities.
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Hunting for solutions to the Nunavut food-cost crisis | Feb 24 2015 | Joshua Davidson | Beyond the supermarket crisis and its attendant policy, communities in Nunavut are sparking long-lasting change through food secure initiatives. Are we paying attention?
Native Pipeline Sell Outs in B.C.? | Feb 24 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | In an attempt to clear up some of the confusion running rampant over the Internet this morning concerning B.C. Indigenous communities and their support of pipelines, I’ve tried to unravel the mystery
Marchers during Feb 14 Strawberry Ceremony
On this World Day of Social Justice, call for 'No More Silence' | Feb 20 2015 | Audrey Huntley | Today is the World Day of Social Justice. You likely didn't know that. For me, every day is this one. Every day I invite Canadians to see how the settler colonial project impacts Indigenous peoples.

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Landmark tax decision from the Supreme Court of Canada Charter Rights said... The actual Supreme Court of Canada Decision: Bastien Estate v. Canada     in
Happy National Aboriginal Day! Caissa said... Didn't want to start a new thread. The Maritimes' only native art gallery will be moving to a new...
NY Times article: "Hispanics Identifying Themselves as Indians" Lachine Scot said... Interesting article, thanks! However, I think your thread title is a bit of a Canadianism as I don'...
500 police raid Mohawk community of Kanesatake Caissa said... I mentioned it in the Watching the Detective thread. in
Québec Hydro Project/Plan Nord spark huge protests Unionist said... Thank you for posting about this, Lefauve. It was actually announced about 2 weeks ago, and there...
Book launch for Feminism FOR REAL and fundraiser for the Highway of Tears: Toronto: Feb 25 Catchfire said... A response to the mainstream feminist blogosphere on 'Feminism FOR REAL' Quote:I'm saying point...
Pipeline Oil Spill Affecting Little Buffalo milo204 said... The spill is apparently on their traditional land.  I think it's fair to assume the clean up...
Turning Harper's words against him Sean in Ottawa said... Nice, Thanks! in
Dru Oja Jay for MEC board NDPP said... SUNCOR is not only in the tarsands but Libya as well. Dru is exactly the right guy for the job! in
Their spirits live within us: Marching for murdered and missing Indigenous women Fidel said... Krystalline Kraus wrote:Even relying on the more modest statistics from NWAC, the list of missing...

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